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Halloween Decoration: Sleeping Ghost Pillow

This year I discovered another Halloween craft idea: Halloween pillows. I think they make awesome decoration, not just for Halloween.

I had a lot of ideas, looked at a lot of pictures on the web what great pillows others were making, but the first idea that made it into reality was the sleeping ghost pillow.

For many, many years, I’ve been in love with this adorable Door keeper Ghost pattern I found on a website called kidsaction.de. A paper cut-out of this pattern had adorned my doors on Halloween (and beyond) for a long time, until I now moved into a flat that does not have prominent enough door cases to rest it on.

So I thought: Why not turn this into a pillow? Continue reading

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Back To School: DIY Pencil Cases

My first idea for this year’s Back to School DIY were bookmarks, but something drew me to making pencil cases instead. Browsing my local craft store gave me the inspiration I needed:

I created two pencil cases, made out of felt. I didn’t have any instructions, I just spontaneously made them at a whim. Continue reading

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Organizing Hair Accessories

I don’t own a lot of hair accessories, really, since a) my hair is very thin and unwilling to be styled in any notable way, and b) I’m mostly too lazy to do much with my hair anyway.

However, part of this laziness was that I had no proper way of storing my hair accessories and they were always hidden away in some bag in a drawer. Out of sight, out of mind, isn’t that what they say?

The frustration with my storage method—or rather lack thereof—grew so strong in March that I set out to find a better way.

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